It was reported that the bodies of the three children were found in a car parked at the home of a retired police officer at Ugwu Ogede in Itchi, Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State on Monday, November 23; after they were declared missing.
The victims identified as Chibugo Eze, Chinenye Eze, and Ebuka Ene, were reported missing after they went to fetch water at a commercial borehole owned and located at the home of the former police officer. The other two children who survived named Kingsley Eze, and Mmasichukwu were rescued from the same car and upon resuscitation, they claimed that three hooded men abducted them into the car and left.
The police was alerted immediately, and it was reported that the case was transferred to Enugu state police headquarters and Crime Investigation Department (CID) of Enugu police command for investigation.
Until the time of this report, there is no official report from the Enugu state police command on the outcome of their investigation. The dead bodies of the children were released and have been laid to rest.